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1997 Atlanta Falcons

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7-9-0, Finished 3rd in NFC West Division  · 1997 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -4.2, Offense: -1.2, Defense: -2.9, SoS: -1.6, avg is 0.0.

Scored 320 points (20.0/g), 18th of 30 in the NFL. Allowed 361 points (22.6/g), 21st.
 Differential of -41 points (-2.6/g), 19th.  Expected W-L: 6.9-9.1.

Coach: Dan Reeves (7-9-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: George Sefcik
 Defensive Coordinator: Rich Brooks

Stadium: Georgia Dome
 Training Camp: Atlanta Falcons Training Facility (Suwanee, Georgia)

Team Games & Schedule

Week Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun August 31 boxscore L 0-1 @ Detroit Lions 17 28 13 323 268 55 4 10 221 175 46 3
2 Sun September 7 boxscore L 0-2 Carolina Panthers 6 9 8 210 162 48 2 21 321 228 93 2
3 Sun September 14 boxscore L 0-3 Oakland Raiders 31 36 24 366 250 116 2 11 414 265 149 1
4 Sun September 21 boxscore L 0-4 @ San Francisco 49ers 7 34 15 211 154 57 1 18 424 353 71
5 Sun September 28 boxscore L 0-5 Denver Broncos 21 29 17 308 196 112 1 16 329 228 101 1
6 Bye Week
7 Sun October 12 boxscore W 1-5 @ New Orleans Saints 23 17 14 166 77 89 2 13 179 99 80 4
8 Sun October 19 boxscore L 1-6 San Francisco 49ers 28 35 19 292 253 39 24 438 241 197 1
9 Sun October 26 boxscore L 1-7 @ Carolina Panthers 12 21 17 301 233 68 3 14 228 91 137 3
10 Sun November 2 boxscore W 2-7 St. Louis Rams 34 31 28 462 265 197 1 24 507 399 108 1
11 Sun November 9 boxscore L 2-8 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 10 31 18 275 173 102 2 20 349 150 199
12 Sun November 16 boxscore W 3-8 @ St. Louis Rams 27 21 22 314 214 100 2 22 330 242 88
13 Sun November 23 boxscore W 4-8 New Orleans Saints 20 3 16 269 177 92 1 11 173 118 55 5
14 Sun November 30 boxscore W 5-8 @ Seattle Seahawks 24 17 14 273 201 72 19 351 228 123 1
15 Sun December 7 boxscore W 6-8 @ San Diego Chargers 14 3 13 204 108 96 1 16 268 221 47 3
16 Sun December 14 boxscore W 7-8 Philadelphia Eagles 20 17 21 386 175 211 1 15 277 171 106 1
17 Sun December 21 boxscore L 7-9 @ Arizona Cardinals 26 29 22 356 167 189 1 20 297 231 66 2